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    Media Advisory: Remaining Members of Operation UNIFIER Contingent Returning From Ukraine
    Aug08

    Media Advisory: Remaining Members of Operation UNIFIER Contingent Returning From Ukraine

    VALCARTIER, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Aug. 8, 2016) – Media representative are invited to attend the homecoming of a second, final group of approximately 100 soldiers this Wednesday as they return from the first rotation of Operation (Op) UNIFIER. When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 7:30 pm (scheduled time of aircraft arrival)...

    How Putin ended Clinton’s ‘Moscow Spring’
    Aug08

    How Putin ended Clinton’s ‘Moscow Spring’

    FILE – In this Sept. 8, 2012 pool-file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Vladivostok, Russia. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, Pool, File) WASHINGTON – As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic “Moscow Spring,” seizing on Vladimir Putin’s break from the presidency to...

    Olympics Day 3: World’s best swimmers and gymnasts go head to head
    Aug08

    Olympics Day 3: World’s best swimmers and gymnasts go head to head

    Records are tumbling, cyclists are crashing, rowers capsizing — the Rio OIympics have already delivered some thrilling sport and there is a lot more action to come on Monday when the world’s best swimmers and gymnasts go head to head.There are a host of gold medals to be won and an American fencer is also set to make history.Will...

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Activity on Crimea Border
    Aug08

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Activity on Crimea Border

    Ukraine has reported an increase in Russian military activity on the border with annexed Crimea as activists on the peninsula claim an armored column of Russian military vehicles has been spotted moving north into the region. Ukraine’s Deputy Minister on Crimean Affairs, Georgiy Tuka, said that the Russian government in Crimea has called...

    The Latest: First American with hijab competes in Olympics
    Aug08

    The Latest: First American with hijab competes in Olympics

    First American with hijab competes in Olympics Muhammad, sporting a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask, was a winner in her opening bout in the women’s sabre tournament, beating Olena Kravatska of Ukraine 15-13. The first golf shot in 112 years at the Olympics will be struck by the lone Brazilian player in the...

    Russia moves tanks to European border amid reports of deadly border shooting
    Aug08

    Russia moves tanks to European border amid reports of deadly border shooting

    RUSSIAN tanks have been sighted moving along the northern Crimea border with fears growing that a European invasion is imminent. …read more Source:...

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism
    Aug08

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism

    A court in Kyiv has formally charged a former Ukrainian member of parliament with providing support to Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine
    Aug08

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A city in northwestern Ukraine authorized the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims, a leader of the country’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Monday on Facebook about the traveling zoo that was erected this summer in the...

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?
    Aug08

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?

    Time is running out for John Kerry. With less than six months until a new president takes office, the U.S. secretary of state is working furiously to reach a political settlement in Syria, hold together the international coalition fighting the Islamic State, and tame a Russian bear prowling in Syria and Ukraine. Friends and allies say the...